Friday, April 8, 2011

DECISIONS, DECISIONS


by Lisa Gerrard & Megan Smith,

two more of Kelly Flynn's best friends---


from Maggie Sefton's SKEIN OF THE CRIME




Lisa: Hey, there, everybody----Kelly is in Denver with her BIG Denver developer client, so she asked Megan and me to post for her today. So, I'll start----let's see. . .I'm a physical therapist and work over at the Sports Clininc here in Fort Connor, but I'm also taking grad courses in psychology at the state university, which is also in town. I grew up here in Fort Connor, and I love it, love it. My boyfriend, Greg, and I usually spend every weekend we can outside biking or hiking or----



Megan: Or, playing ball, don't forget the season is starting. In fact, we've got a practice tomorrow night. So don't forget to put that on your daytimer. You're the pitcher, and we need you. In case any of you guys live under a rock, Baseball Season has already started.



Lisa: Yeah, yeah. . .this is Megan, everybody, so I'll let her introduce herself.



Megan: Hey, guys, I'm Megan, and I'm a refugee from corporate IT. Could NOT take all those meetings. I worked for them long enough to learn a LOT, so I've developed quite a healthy consulting business on my own. Plus, I LOVE my schedule. I have time to work, time to escape to the knitting shop, Lambspun, and catch up with friends Kelly, Jennifer, and Mother Mimi---



Lisa: And time to shop for a wedding gown. . .or, have you forgotten you're getting married this Fall?



Megan: Yeah, yeah. . .I remember, I just haven't found time to go shopping.



Lisa: I swear, Kelly's right. You're gonna get married in your softball jersey and cleats.



Megan: I've been WAY too busy getting everything else organized. Shopping for dresses. . .that is just SO not my thing. Especially wedding gowns. Too much frou frou. Gauze, lace, beads---



Lisa: Don't forget the ruffles.



Megan: Ack! I almost forgot those. Why is it so many of those gowns have ruffles? What's up with that?


Lisa: I think brides like to look pretty on their wedding day. Most brides, that it.



Megan: Hey, Marty will love me no matter what I wear. Softball jersey or wedding gown. So, I may just wait till the last minute and grab a white dress off some store rack. Just to irritate you guys.



Lisa: Please tell me you're kidding.


Megan: (wicked grin) Maybe I am, maybe I'm not. That softball jersey and cleats sound good, now that you mention it. Marty would LOVE not having to get dressed up. He's in lawyer-dark suits every day.


Lisa: No frou frou Megan. Okay, everybody. . .what do YOU think? Will no frou frou Megan find a wedding gown or will she go for the softball jersey and cleats?

10 comments:

  1. I suggest a wedding gown, without cleats & without frou frou. Something simple and white can be very classy and not intimidating to a baseball kind of gal. Good luck & try to have some fun searching!

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  2. My daughter's wedding dress was very simple. Just some beading on the top and a bit on the skirt to compliment the top. A gown that suits you can be found....just look a bit, it's there!

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  3. I think a simple dress will work for Megan, especially if she can get a second wear out of it.

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  4. Oh, heck with it, Megan, go with the softball jersey and cleats!

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  5. Go for it, Megan. Get married on the pitcher's mound in softball jersey and cleats!!!

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  6. As a compromise, perhaps a few ruffles on the jersey and a touch of bling on the cleats. A day to remember!

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  7. I think she'll cave and find just the right dress.

    ~ Krista

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  8. Combine Jenn's and Mary Jane's ideas - the ceremony on the pitcher's mound, with ruffles and bling on the jersey and cleats.

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  9. Posted by Maggie Sefton, Megan Smith--

    "Thanks for supporting the 'casual' look, guys! I really appreciate it. I went shopping with Jennifer, Lisa, & Kelly in SKEIN OF THE CRIME and found nothing I liked. ABSOLUTELY nothing. So, it'll probably be the softball jersey/cleats with bling. Sorry, cannot abide ruffles on anything." ----Megan

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  10. Posted by Maggie Sefton for Lisa Gerrard---

    "Now, you know what we're dealing with. Megan is SO stubborn. That shopping trip was a disaster. We hit every bridal shop in Fort Connor, Loveland, Longmont, Boulder, all over Northern Colorado. We were exhausted. And it was the same thing in every shop: as soon as she looked around she'd cry 'Ruffles!' or 'Beads!' or 'Gauze!' It was hilarious. Mimi said we have to try the shops in Denver, but I don't think I have the patience. If it weren't for all those relatives coming, I'd say the pitcher's mound with jerseys and cleats. Bling would be optional."

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